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Wrights by the Sea Motel

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387 - 389 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu 5032 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Best location on the Kapiti Coast just 200 meters from the beach, golf club, cafes, restaurants and bars Great interisland stop over north and south bound 35 minutes to the ferry terminal Free Unlimited WiFi 50+ More Sky digital Freshly renovated warm units with air conditioning in some units Awesome down to earth hosts Kapiti Island Tours by arrangement Conference Facility available Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms
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US$80 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Paraparaumu
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387 - 389 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu 5032 New Zealand
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Kapiti Coast Airport1 km
Wellington Intl Airport50 km
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All reviews kapiti island clean unit heat pump few minutes walk great parking modern look quiet at night off street parking free wifi place to stay local eateries hot water railway station short walk to the beach comfy bed close to shops the owner
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Perhaps the thinnest walls in any Motel in NZ. Listen to tv from both next door and above in your historic room last renovated 20 years ago when they put the new beds in. Service to be fair was excellent but the rooms were terrible...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Late flight after hours check in manager was very understanding spacious room comfy beds very clean sadly it was 1 nite only but would have been happy to stay longer would definetly recommend this motel

Thank femnz48
Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Mary, Thank you for your review and we would love to have you stay with us for longer! We really appreciate your feedback and recommendations, looking forward to hosting you again :)

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This motel is very convenient as just a short stroll to the beach and cafes. We found it reasonably quiet but basic. They have made an effort to modernize the main lounge and sleeping area but the bathroom was terrible. Old toilet with the seat...More

Thank Oamaruvian
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We came through quite late and the motel had organised to leave the room unlocked for us- which was brilliant. When we got in the curtains were drawn and the place was well set up for tired travellers. The price is really good for what...More

Thank Zara P
Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Zara, Thanks you for the lovely review and we really appreciate you highlighting the aspects you have enjoyed. We a glad the late check in arrangement suited you need and we certainly look forward to hosting you again in the near future, hopefully in...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Just stayed for a night. Had the room above the entrance. Was quiet, tidy and clean. Good value for money. The location was very handy for an event we attended at the local boat club. Local eateries do all close early so watch out if...More

Thank simono704
Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea MotelResponded 27 March 2018

Dear Simono, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing the stay! We are pleased to know you have enjoyed the stay and the location of the motel being handy for your functions. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future :)

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Baylee B
16 August 2018|
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Thank you for your enquiry. The guest will have to be 18 y/o or more to book and stay independently. Kind regards, Frank
Room Tips
"Our room was on a second level so anyone with mobility problems should request a ground floor room."
19 Mar 2018
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"Check that the shower runs for more than 2 minutes before going cold."
18 Oct 2017
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"Ask for an upstairs room if you like lots of sun"
8 Aug 2017
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"Top floor corner unit has air con, downstairs units cool with private small patio."
6 Feb 2017
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